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EMU stage adaptation of Andy Carvin’s ‘Distant Witness’ immerses audience in tech-driven revolution of Arab Spring

The story of a man with 107,000 Twitter followers – famous for publicizing the “Arab Spring” via social media – has been dramatized by Eastern Mennonite University faculty and students. ... read more about EMU stage adaptation of Andy Carvin’s ‘Distant Witness’ immerses audience in tech-driven revolution of Arab Spring

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Upcoming production of Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is a richly carnivalesque comedy

The guiding concept behind Eastern Mennonite University’s upcoming production of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” is “drowning in excess,” says actress Makayla Baker. Fittingly, the performance begins with a shipwreck. Music, choreography, ... read more about Upcoming production of Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is a richly carnivalesque comedy

Gonzo Opens with Gusto

This article was published in the EMU WeatherVane, a student newspaper. The Black Box filled with students anticipating the first Gonzo theater of the year Inside the University Commons, past ... read more about Gonzo Opens with Gusto

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Two pioneers of Playback Theatre – evoking understanding, empathy and change – will be teaching at SPI 2014

Imagine a theatrical performance with no starting script. Several actors listen intently to a volunteer from the audience tell a first-person story. On the cue, “Let’s watch,” the actors interpret ... read more about Two pioneers of Playback Theatre – evoking understanding, empathy and change – will be teaching at SPI 2014